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<p>Ned with the Hinsdale Humane Society's Samantha Cheatham. | Hinsdale Humane Society</p>

Hinsdale Humane Society pet of the week: Ned, 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix

Ned's 80 pounds and best suited to a home with children 10 years of age or older.

Attorney Rita Gitchell spells out some details of the new conceal and carry gun law before business leaders April 16 in Willowbrook. | Jane Michaels/Sun-Times Media

Attorneys help weed out medical marijuana, conceal carry laws

Illinois’ new laws permitting medical marijuana use and carrying concealed weapons could pose a variety of challenges for west suburban business operators.

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Green roofs hit Chicago with incredible environmental benefits

You may have seen a rooftop garden or encountered flower pots bringing nature to urban areas, but green roofs take this idea much further with...

Crime briefs: Nearly $30,000 in tires stolen in Willowbrook

Thieves stole 32 tires from numerous trucks and semi-trailers parked at the House of Trucks on the 7900 block of the Joliet Road.

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Lyons' Annie Barrett resurfaces at Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter

She's writing her recaps of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" again.

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<p>Ned with the Hinsdale Humane Society's Samantha Cheatham. | Hinsdale Humane Society</p>

Hinsdale Humane Society pet of the week: Ned, 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix

Ned's 80 pounds and best suited to a home with children 10 years of age or older.

Attorney Rita Gitchell spells out some details of the new conceal and carry gun law before business leaders April 16 in Willowbrook. | Jane Michaels/Sun-Times Media

Attorneys help weed out medical marijuana, conceal carry laws

Illinois’ new laws permitting medical marijuana use and carrying concealed weapons could pose a variety of challenges for west suburban business operators.

Is Downers Grove the right community for your family?

With a population of 46,000, Downers Grove offers a quaint village atmosphere without the confining feeling of living in a small town. Just 22...

Crime briefs: 2 residents claim Bill Me Later identity theft scheme

Both were told that someone had opened an account with their names and social security numbers.

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Police blotter: Marijuana found in driver's sunglasses case

The driver told the Clarendon Hills police officer that she pulled over to the side of the road thinking she had run out of gas.

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<p>Ned with the Hinsdale Humane Society's Samantha Cheatham. | Hinsdale Humane Society</p>

Hinsdale Humane Society pet of the week: Ned, 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix

Ned's 80 pounds and best suited to a home with children 10 years of age or older.

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Local business look: Restaurant, catering company a staple in western suburbs

Our local business look features companies making a difference in our community. This week, we profile Starship Restaurant & Catering, a food services company based in Forest Park.

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Home not selling? Hiring a realtor may help you see results

The housing market has made a significant recovery that is now favoring sellers, so now is the right time to make a move if you are thinking of sel...

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Hinsdale caregiver accused of identity theft

A 25-year-old caregiver is accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the elderly Hinsdale resident who employed her.

Attorney Rita Gitchell spells out some details of the new conceal and carry gun law before business leaders April 16 in Willowbrook. | Jane Michaels/Sun-Times Media

Attorneys help weed out medical marijuana, conceal carry laws

Illinois’ new laws permitting medical marijuana use and carrying concealed weapons could pose a variety of challenges for west suburban business operators.

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<p>Park District of La Grange holds a Mom &amp; Son&rsquo;s Night Out, Friday, May 2.</p>

Family Friendly: Lively night out for moms and sons in La Grange

An upcoming list of things to do with your family in the western suburbs.

<p>Ned with the Hinsdale Humane Society's Samantha Cheatham. | Hinsdale Humane Society</p>

Hinsdale Humane Society pet of the week: Ned, 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix

Ned's 80 pounds and best suited to a home with children 10 years of age or older.

<p>Tom McGregor | Submitted</p>

Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight: Tom McGregor

This week, we meet Tom McGregor of Brookfield who joined up in 2012.

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Exploring the advantages of living in the suburbs

While urban living does have some distinct benefits, many people choose to settle down and purchase their first homes in the suburbs rather than th...

<p>Oktoberfest soup | Submitted</p>

Local business look: Restaurant, catering company a staple in western suburbs

Our local business look features companies making a difference in our community. This week, we profile Starship Restaurant & Catering, a food services company based in Forest Park.

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Juan Escalante works on a sink in Elkay’s Broadview facility. | Kevin Beese/For Sun-Times Media

Elkay Manufacturing continues to thrive in Oak Brook

Officials at Oak Brook-based Elkay Manufacturing are happy with the numbers they see.

<p>Ned with the Hinsdale Humane Society's Samantha Cheatham. | Hinsdale Humane Society</p>

Hinsdale Humane Society pet of the week: Ned, 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix

Ned's 80 pounds and best suited to a home with children 10 years of age or older.

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Home not selling? Hiring a realtor may help you see results

The housing market has made a significant recovery that is now favoring sellers, so now is the right time to make a move if you are thinking of sel...

Attorney Rita Gitchell spells out some details of the new conceal and carry gun law before business leaders April 16 in Willowbrook. | Jane Michaels/Sun-Times Media

Attorneys help weed out medical marijuana, conceal carry laws

Illinois’ new laws permitting medical marijuana use and carrying concealed weapons could pose a variety of challenges for west suburban business operators.

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Police blotter: Oakbrook Terrace charges man with illegal gun, marijuana possession

Andrew W. Smith, 70, was charged following a stop by police on Roosevelt Road near Salt Creek.

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<p>Tom McGregor | Submitted</p>

Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight: Tom McGregor

This week, we meet Tom McGregor of Brookfield who joined up in 2012.

<p>McClure Junior High &ndash; circa 1930 | Submitted</p>

Blast from the past historical feature: E.P. McClure, an early proponent of 'green space'

Chances are, you’ve driven past McClure Junior High School’s athletic field numerous times. But, have you ever heard the story behind it?

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Outdoor projects to boost your home’s curb appeal this spring

Spring is the time for sellers to get their homes on the market, as buyers are more prepared to get out and look at houses when the weather is warm...

<p>Ned with the Hinsdale Humane Society's Samantha Cheatham. | Hinsdale Humane Society</p>

Hinsdale Humane Society pet of the week: Ned, 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier mix

Ned's 80 pounds and best suited to a home with children 10 years of age or older.

<p>Elizabeth Canfield | Submitted</p>

Children's Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight: Elizabeth Canfield

Get to know the community of Western Springs with our Children's Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight feature.

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